Hijack protection software for FireFox?

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by Jeremy2, Sep 20, 2004.

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  1. Jeremy2

    Jeremy2 Registered Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Is there any hijack protection software for firefox?, i already have
    SpywareGuard installed, but the hijack protection option is for IE only.

    regards, jeremy
  2. Slovak

    Slovak Registered Member

    Mar 4, 2004
    Medina, Ohio
    SpywareBlaster works well.
  3. Jackfox

    Jackfox Guest

    In firefox that only adds a blacklist of cookies. I'm not aware of any program that specificly monitors firefox in realtime to see if any browser settings has being changed.

    Though you could probably adapt something like filechecker to do the job by pointing it to the prefs.js files in your profile. But it will probably lead to a lot of alarms, depending on how often you change configs, update extensions etc.
  4. Pilli

    Pilli Registered Member

    Feb 13, 2002
    Hampshire UK
    Hi Jeremy2, Process Guard will stop any new processes running including the latest tootkit type threats but your best bet is not to allow javscript to run on untrusted sites, fortunately firefox does not normally use ActiveX which is probably the most dangerous part of IE.
    Also consider using a program like WormGuard which will stop dangerous scripts.

    Both programs are available here: www.diamondcs.com.au and DCS forums are on Wilders.

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